Monthly Archives: October 2011

Day 20: A Peek into My Fall Bookshelf…

Fall has always been… …a great time to treat myself to a new book! Here are a few I’ve been enjoying this season and plan to review here during the next month: .    Once again, for this cover gal, … Continue reading

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Day 19: Melt-in-your-mouth magic

“Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.”  – Jane Austen Even though fall is still warmer here in the West than it is most everywhere else, there’s a new, refreshingly crisp quality to the air.  Some  … Continue reading

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Day 18: School days… fall days…

Every September, the night before the new school season was to start, I’d go to bed with my stomach jumbled every which way… feeling like a raffle ticket inside one of those cages going round and round before someone picked … Continue reading

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Day 17: Candied Apple Days

Autumn is made for the child in all of us… jumping in piles of leaves… munching on popcorn balls and candied apples rolled in chocolate and nuts… choosing the biggest pumpkin of all and toasting marshmallows over a bonfire… It’s … Continue reading

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Day 16: Simply cherished reminders

Better Homes & Gardens What do vibrant fall leaves, lighted candles, and copper accents have             in common? They all… glow. And filling my space with touches of each one brings glow to my heart. They are all… simple. … Continue reading

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Day 15: Autumn…by the sea

The air has a crisp tingle, but the sunlight is warm upon my head and on the sand at my feet.  Waves glimmer… seagulls ride the sparkle white light, securely, trustingly, moving with ease on the swells…  and You whisper… … Continue reading

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Day 14: Riding on the Wings of the Wind

Sometimes God sprinkles the extraordinary with a bit more magic…like powdered sugar on french toast –  just when you think nothing  could be more perfection than it already is… The morning light is extraordinary this day as I drive to … Continue reading

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Day 13: Help me CELEBRATE!

            Today marks my 74th post…and…(ta da!)                                               the ONE YEAR date of this blog!   One year ago today, I began this blog with a tribute to my favorite teacher (see … Continue reading

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Day 12: Autumn heralds change…and hope…

One of the first things I thanked God for when I moved into my cozy-cottage home was my gorgeous pear tree out front.  It was spring, and a cloud of white filled my picture window with lush blossoms… so wondrously … Continue reading

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Day 11: Shannon’s Herby Pull-Apart Bread – OH SO YUM!

Photo from Shannon Woodward at her Twig and Feather blog A few years ago, I came across one of the loveliest blogs I’ve ever read – Shannon Woodward’s Wind Scraps.    (Although she hasn’t written on this blog for awhile, I’d highly … Continue reading

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